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09.02.01  Expand sub section  Oral preparations for fluid and electrolyte imbalance
09.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Oral potassium
Potasium Chloride (Kay-Cee-L)
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Formulary Liquid 1mmol/ml potassium 
   
Potasium Chloride (Sando-K)
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Formulary Effervescent tablets (12mmol potassium)  
   
Potasium Chloride (Slow-K)
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Formulary
Green

MR tablets 600mg (8mmol potassium)

MR tablets only to be prescribed if effervescent tablets or liquid preparations are inappropriate.

Branded proect has been discontinued only specialsare available to order - these may be expensive.

 
   
09.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Potassium removal
patiromer
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Formulary
Red

Use in renal patients must be approved by a renal consultant

Awaiting further information for prescribing in Cardiology

 
Link  NICE TA623 Patiromer for treating hyperkalaemia
   
Polystyrene Sukphonate Resins (Calcium Resonium)
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Formulary Oral powder 
   
Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate
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Formulary
Green

NOTE** For Renal patients: This medicine is restricted - Named patient basis only APC December 2019 

 

 
Link  NICE TA599 Sodium zirconium cyclosilicate for treating hyperkalaemia
   
09.02.01.02  Expand sub section  Oral sodium and water
09.02.01.02  Expand sub section  Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) to top
Oral Rehydration Salts
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Formulary Plain/Blackcurrant flavour 
   
09.02.01.03  Expand sub section  Oral bicarbonate
Sodium Bicarbonate
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Formulary Capsules 500mg 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Polystyrene Sukphonate Resins  (Resonium A®)

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Non Formulary
 
Potasium Chloride  (Klofer®)

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Non Formulary
 
Sodium Chloride  (Slow Sodium)

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Controlled Drug
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
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Homecare
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Status Description

Amber

Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation. Ongoing prescribing by primary care includes titration of dose and assessment of efficacy. There is no need for ongoing monitoring other than for general adverse effects as listed in the BNF & SPC.  

Amber Shared Care

Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation only under a shared care protocol once the patient has been stabilised. Prior agreement must be obtained by the specialist from the primary care provider before prescribing responsibility is transferred. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Harrogate & Rurual District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC).   

Black

Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) has reviewed and does not recommend for use at present based on a review of clinical and/or cost effectiveness data.   

Green

Medicines suitable for routine use and can be prescribed within primary care within their licensed indication in accordance with nationally recognised formularies e.g. BNF, BNF for Children, Palliative Care Formulary. Primary care prescribers take full responsibility for prescribing.  

Grey

Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) have not yet reviewed.   

Red

Medicines for hospital use only. The responsibility for initiation and monitoring treatment should rest with an appropriate hospital clinician. The drug should be supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course. Primary care prescriber initiation or continuation of treatemnt is not recommended.  

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